Friday, 29th April 2016
National
  • Security minister opens meeting on human rights in Papua
    25th April 2016
    Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Panjaitan opened a coordination meeting related to cases of alleged human rights violations in Papua and West Papua here on Monday. The meeting was held ...
  • Flood emergency status declared in Manokwari district
    25th April 2016
    The Manokwari disaster mitigation office (BPBD) has declared a flood emergency status for the district following flash floods that hit several regions. Incessant heavy rains since the past week have caused several rivers to ...
  • Indonesia observes World Malaria Day in Bengkulu
    25th April 2016
    Indonesia observed World Malaria Day in Seluma District, Bengkulu Province, on Monday in the presence of Health Minister Nila Moeloek. The minister said one way of controlling the spread of malaria was to conserve the ...
  • Minister confirms no signal spillover to occur in border areas
    25th April 2016
    Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara has confirmed there will be no signal spillover in the countrys border areas as the governments of Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia continue to coordinate. "A routine ...
  • Indonesia, Singapore to develop cooperation to boost law enforcement efforts
    25th April 2016
    Indonesia will develop cooperation with Singapore to intensify law enforcement efforts to repatriate fugitives who have fled to the country, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Luhut Binsar ...
  • Transjakarta opens six new routes
    25th April 2016
    PT Transportasi Jakarta (Transjakarta) has started six new routes covering Jakarta to Bekasi and the University of Indonesia, Depok. Spokesperson of PT Transjakarta Prasetia Budi stated in a press release here on Monday that ...
  • Fires in Banceuy prison leads to Rp6 billion losses: Minister
    25th April 2016
    Justice and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly stated that fires in Banceuy prison in West Java Provincial city of Bandung caused Rp6 billion of state losses. "The losses reach more than Rp6 billion due to unrest," the ...
  • Gov`t focuses on expanding electricity access to six provinces
    23rd April 2016
    The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resource is prioritizing the development of power infrastructure in six eastern provinces through the "Indonesia Terang" Program or PIT. Minister of Energy and Mineral Resource Sudirman ...
  • Earthquake jolts Mentawai Islands
    23rd April 2016
    An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted Mentawai Islands in West Sumatra early Saturday morning, but there was no report of any damage or casualty. Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) ...
  • President Jokowi has stopover in abu Dhabi
    23rd April 2016
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and his entourage had a stopover in Abu Dhabi on the way back to Jakarta on Saturday morning local time. The president is on his way home to Indonesia after completing a five-day ...